Inventory Management Tips For Suppliers and Vendors

Target recently announced new, stricter rules for its suppliers in an effort to increase efficiency and reliability in its supply chain. The big box retailer has been plagued with supply chain snafu

Why Small Businesses Must Avoid Reusing Barcodes

More small businesses are recognizing the power of the humble barcode, the decades-old technology that even retail giant Amazon uses to great effect in pushing thousands of items out to customers ea

How Barcodes Are Making Hospitals In The UK Safer And More Efficient

By 2020, the NHS wants every patient to have an individual barcode to make sure people get the right medication and treatment while also increasing hospital efficiency and reducing paper use. To ach

3 Ways To Make Customer Service Your Best Supply Chain Strategy

Should your customers call the shots in regards to delivery expectations within your company? Quite a counterintuitive thought, isn’t it? You know your business best, so shouldn’t you design the sh

Three Challenges: The Top Concerns For Small Businesses In 2017

2017 promises to be a year filled with surprises. A new president, a shift in partisan politics, and a number of questions and concerns that beg for answers await everyone, especially small business

3 Ways to Adapt to Changes in the Workplace

There are those of us who embrace change with every fiber of our being, and there are those of us who become frightened at the very thought of it. Change enables us to break monotony. Change encoura

2017 State of Small Business Report: The Survey Says….

Small businesses (SMBs) are the heart of the American economy. In fact, studies show a new business is started in the U.S. every minute. It’s even been said that more than 50 percent of all workers

Are Small Businesses Looking Forward to President Trump?

While there’s plenty of interesting data in the Wasp Barcode State of Small Business Report this year, one section stands out: Because we’re in the early days of 2017, and Trump's presidency, respon

The Results are in 2017 Small Business Report

The Wasp Barcode 2017 State of Small Business Report is here. For the third year running, Wasp Barcode has put together a survey featuring over 1,100 small business owners and executive leaders acr

Asset Tracking For Schools Throughout the Year

As the school year starts, the last thing you want to think about is the end of year audits and asset tracking, but the truth is, you know it is coming, and there is no better time to think about it

What Are the Benefits Of Barcodes?

For more than 40 years barcodes have saved people of the world countless hours in line at their local grocery store, but today barcodes can be found outside of the cereal isle and on the warehouse f

Poor Supply Chain Management Is Killing Apparel Brands Like Banana Republic

Traditional apparel companies in the United States are in trouble, and one big reason why is their slow adaption to the new world order of supply chain management. Put simply, many top brands are do

What Kind of Barcode Would Work Best For Your Company?

We’ve all seen the barcode labels affixed to products with their parallel lines and mysterious digits or patterns made up of dots, squares and even hexagons. When these mysterious bars and lines are

Santa's Inventory Management Elves

It’s holiday season, and one of the enduring images that returns to us around this time is that of Santa, a sleigh piled high with presents, hurtling across the country, and the world, to deliver gi

How to Prepare for Holiday Returns the Season

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season doesn’t end for retailers when the holidays do. Instead of settling down, businesses need to pick it up and prepare for post-holiday returns. Whether the

Avoiding Asset Management Mishaps In Schools

How poor asset management can affect school beyond budgetary matters School seems so much different in this modern era than it did in my childhood! Children appear to learn so much more in much les

North Pole Prep; How Does Santa Do It?

How Santa Prepares for His Big Night with Barcodes He’s making a list, and checking it twice, gonna find out who’s naughty or nice. With millions of children to deliver toys to in one night, Santa

How Inventory Management Prepares Your Warehouse for the Holiday Blitz

With the holidays less than two months away, retailers have already swapped out spooky masks, jack-o-lanterns, and candy corn for holly, garland, and ornaments for the upcoming holiday shopping seas

How to Beat the Holiday Rush with Inventory Management

As soon as those sleigh bells start ringing, small businesses know one thing is coming: the holiday rush. While this time of year brings substantial revenue growth, it can also bring daunting challe

How To Prepare Your Small Business For Cyber Monday

Somewhere between back to school and Halloween, it begins. It may only be a store or two at first, but before all the treats are handed out and the ghosts and goblins are stored away, it’s an epidem

Walmart Is Addressing Inventory Problems With a New System

How Walmart’s My Productivity app controls inventory  Even giants can be brought down to their knees, as proven in Walmart’s mammoth fall in 2013 when $3 billion went down the drain, thanks to year

The Rise of Barcode Scanners and How We Got Here

Just take a look around anywhere you go and you’ll likely find barcode labels, with their narrow and wide parallel lines, mysterious digits and patterns made up of dots, squares and even hexagons, a

Four Time Management Strategies For Your Business to Adopt

One of the biggest problems that individuals face, and that companies big and small must deal with as a result, is how to manage their time when on the clock. In a perfect world, everybody would wor

How An Online Dollar Store Can Use Supply Chain Control

Visit any city and you’ll find, alongside pharmacies and big box chains and retail stores that specialize in a particular niche, the ubiquitous dollar store, selling seemingly every item under the s

Asset Management Horror Stories

Do you know how much your assets are costing you? If you aren't using asset management tracking software, you probably don’t and it can be the start of your own asset management horror story. That’

What is a Ghost Asset?

A fixed asset is a long-term piece of property that is used in the production of income, such as office equipment, machinery, vehicles or real estate. Considering that fixed assets are normally some

7 Ways Small Businesses Can Compete With Large Retailers

When we think about shopping in the modern era, the names of big-box retailers and online shopping giants often come to mind, whether it’s the Black Friday deals of Amazon or the discounts offered b

Keeping our Protectors Protected With Asset Management

The agenda for a recent city council meeting in Plano, TX included a resolution authorizing $362,246 in spending on helmets, plate carriers, and rifle-rated hard armor plates for the Plano Police De

Do these 5 Things to Prevent Cybercrimes

In 2015, we saw some of the most high-profile companies suffer costly cybercrimes, including the US Office of Personnel Management, U.S. health insurance firms Anthem and Premera, hotel chains Manda

4 Things Your Small Business Should Address in Your Threat Assessment

“Retail loss prevention professionals have one of the hardest jobs in the industry, protecting their customers, employees and merchandise from the threat of harm and fraud.” National Retail Federati

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